Alyse Galvin announces campaign for US Congress
Alyse Galvin announced Tuesday she will run for Alaska's at-large U.S. House seat. This is Galvin's second attempt to earn a place in Congress, which has been occupied by Rep. Don Young since 1973.
In November, Galvin earned 46.5% of the vote during midterm elections. According to a release, Galvin's 2018 campaign was the closest effort in a decade to unseat Young. Galvin's campaign mobilized more than 900 volunteers and 44,000 individual donors who contributed 97% to campaign funds.
The release says Galvin's platforms for her 2020 campaign will be education, job growth as well as affordable, quality and comprehensive health care.
Galvin is a founder of Great Alaska Schools, a non-partisan coalition for public education. Her campaign will begin in the fall.
Rep. Don Young filed for re-election in June. He has served for 24 terms.
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